||Site of the Month: Our Shared Waters
GLIN's February Site of the Month is Our Shared Waters. Our
Shared Waters is the website for information regarding the Year
of Our Shared Waters, a celebration of the centennial of the
Boundary Waters Treaty. Recognized as the world's first
environmental agreement and a model of binational governance, the
1909 Boundary Waters Treaty continues to guide the governments of
the United States and Canada in their joint stewardship of
transboundary natural resources. The site features an informative
history of the treaty, information on centennial celebration events,
contact information for the centennial committee, and more.
Great Lakes Days in
Great Lakes Days in Washington and the Semiannual
Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission take place Feb. 23-25. Online
registration, agendas, and travel and lodging information is
available at www.glc.org/meeting.
Water Withdrawal Assessment Tool|
Michigan's Water Withdrawal Assessment Tool is
designed to estimate the likely impact of a proposed water
withdrawal on nearby streams and rivers.
Freshwater Estuary Initiative|
Wisconsinís Freshwater Estuary Initiative is an
effort to promote awareness and stewardship of Wisconsinís Great
Lakes freshwater estuaries. The initiative involves the University
of Wisconsin-Extension, Wisconsin Coastal Management Program,
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and a diverse network of
Project Shipshape, an initiative of the Wisconsin
Marine Historical Society and the Milwaukee Public Library, features
information on more than 10,000 Great Lakes vessels from 1815 to the
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Ann Arbor, Mich.